Press Room

 

Video of the Prizes

Watch the full video of the 2012 Ridenhour Prizes (video)

Photographs from The Ridenhour Prizes

See images From the 2012 Ridenhour Prizes (Images)

2014 Press Releases

Press Release Announcing the 2014 Prize for Truth-Telling (PDF)

Press Release Announcing the 2014 Courage Prize (PDF)

Press Release Announcing the 2014 Documentary Film Prize (PDF)

Press Release Announcing the 2014 Book Prize (PDF)

Press Releases

Press Release for the 2013 Ridenhour Prizes (PDF)

Press Release Announcing the 2013 Documentary Film Prize (PDF)

Press Release for Ridenhour 2012 (PDF)

Press Release for Ridenhour 2011 (PDF)

Announcement of Documentary Film Prize 2011 (PDF)

Press Release for Ridenhour 2010 (PDF)

Press Release for Ridenhour 2009 (PDF)

Press Release for Ridenhour 2008 (PDF)

Press Release for Ridenhour 2006 (PDF)

Announcement of the Creation of The Ron Ridenhour Awards 2003 (PDF)

 

Media Highlights

Courage Prize

2012 recipient Rep. John Lewis featured in Washington Life

2009 recipient Bob Herbert's Ridenhour speech posted on The Huffington Post

Bill Moyers' 2008 Ridenhour speech posted on the website of In These Times

President Jimmy Carter's 2007 Ridenhour speech — along with those of Truth-Telling Prize recipient Donald

Vance and Book Prize recipient Rajiv Chandrasekaran — broadcast on C-SPAN

Ms. Magazine cited Gloria Steinem's 2006 win in its feminist newswire

 

Book Prize

2012 recipient Ali H. Soufan's Ridenhour speech posted on The Daily Beast

Ali H. Soufan's Ridenhour speech cited in Harper's story about the CIA's destruction of the "torture tapes" and he was interviewed on the Kojo Nnamdi Show

2011 recipient Wendell Potter blogs about his receiving the award on The Huffington Post

2010 recipient Joe Sacco's win profiled on the Los Angeles Times website

2009 recipient Jane Mayer interviewed on Democracy Now! about torture during the Bush administration


Prize for Truth-Telling

2012 recipient Eileen Foster was featured by Reuters, Harper's, The Huffington Post, and The Center for Public Integrity

2012 recipient Lt. Col. Daniel Davis was interviewed on Democracy Now!, Politico and in the Guardian; he was featured on The Huffington Post, in the Marine Corps Times

Reuters published an op-ed by 2012 recipient Lt. Col. Daniel Davis

CBS in Baltimore featured 2011 winner Thomas Drake

Matthew Diaz's story featured on Salon and in Harper's in 2008; Diaz interviewed on NPR

Vanity Fair profiled the inaugural recipient Joseph C. Wilson and his wife, Valerie Plame, in 2004

 

Documentary Film Prize

2012 recipient Semper Fi: Always Faithful featured in The Royal Gazette (Bermuda) and Environment News Service

Washington Life magazine covered the 2011 inaugural recipient, Budrus

 

 

Videos

Ron Ridenhour Tribute Video 2010

This video was made in 2010 to celebrate the 7th anniversary of The Ridenhour Prizes. It highlights the last seven years of the awards process and provides a short history of Ron Ridenhour's career and the inspiration behind the establishment of the prizes.

 

Ron Ridenhour Tribute Video 2008

 

This video was made in 2008 to celebrate the 5th anniversary of The Ridenhour Prizes. It highlights the last five years of the awards process and provides a short history of Ron Ridenhour's career and the inspiration behind the establishment of the prizes.

 

 

Media Inquiries

For all media inquiries please contact:
Christina DiPasquale
FitzGibbon Media
202.716.1953

christina@fitzgibbonmedia.com